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Anatomy of a Patch — Allan Henderson’s 5 minute Video on How To Patch Asphalt

Expert maintenance requires on target assessments of surface conditions and a prompt response so that small problems do not become large ones. This attention to detail can reduce surface aging and result in substantial cost savings over the life of any pavement structure.

American Asphalt works with you to ensure that the right application is provided and the smallest details are attended to. This quality asphalt paving and repair is what keeps customers coming back to American Asphalt year after year.

Asphalt Repair Services Road and Parking Lot Repairs

All edges will be jack hammered, saw-cut or machine milled. We will make arrangement for disposal of excavated materials. The underlying material to remain in place shall be re-compacted to 95%. After compaction and prior to the placing of Asphalt Concrete, the vertical edges of the existing pavement will receive a tack coat of Liquid Asphalt Binder.

Full Depth Repairs

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Asphalt Concrete will be installed in two lifts, unless otherwise directed, of no less than 1 inch or greater than 3 inches in thickness (compacted). Total thickness of asphalt patch will be indicated on the bid proposal.

American Asphalt will furnish equipment capable of producing the required compaction of 93%. The surface, when completed will be smooth, dense, well bonded, and of a uniform texture and appearance.

The finished edges will be tack coated with Liquid Asphalt and sanded, to prevent tracking, unless the area is to receive a Sealcoat or Slurry Seal.

Safety First!

American Asphalt will provide sufficient cones, barricades and other devices to guide traffic, protect the public, and ensure a safe work zone.
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Material

Asphalt concrete will comply with all the requirements specified in Section 39 of the California State Standard Specifications. The grade of Asphalt to be uses will be AR4000 viscosity graded asphalt type A or B, 1/2 inch Maximum Medium Gradation, unless otherwise specified.

Please visit our Pavement Rating page to assess your repair needs, and get a fast quote!